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The Resource New York, a documentary film, Episode one, The country and the city, 1609-1825, a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience, in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York and the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders

New York, a documentary film, Episode one, The country and the city, 1609-1825, a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience, in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York and the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders

Label
New York, a documentary film, Episode one, The country and the city, 1609-1825
Title
New York, a documentary film
Title number
Episode one
Title part
The country and the city, 1609-1825
Statement of responsibility
a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience, in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York and the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders
Title variation
Country and the city
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the rise of New York from its discovery in 1609 through the explosion of commercial growth sparked by the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825. The film examines the defining role the Dutch played in the development of the city's character, the impact of the British empire and the horrors of slavery, the establishment of the Stock Exchange, New York's fateful role in the American revolution and its brief tenure as the nation's capital
Member of
Cataloging source
KEN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Edited by Li-Shin Yu ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; original music composed and arranged by Brian Keane
PerformerNote
Narrated by David Ogden Stiers
Runtime
112
Series statement
New York
Series volume
episode 1
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
New York, a documentary film, Episode one, The country and the city, 1609-1825, a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience, in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York and the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1999 as an episode of the television miniseries New York, a documentary film, as part of the PBS series the American experience
  • Closed captioned
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9781415702468
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
88581
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn191883767
  • (OCoLC)191883767
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
New York, a documentary film, Episode one, The country and the city, 1609-1825, a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience, in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York and the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1999 as an episode of the television miniseries New York, a documentary film, as part of the PBS series the American experience
  • Closed captioned
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9781415702468
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
88581
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn191883767
  • (OCoLC)191883767
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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